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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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Scholarship hunting season is in full swing.  Students (parents are also welcome) searching for scholarships should visit the Career Center to pick up a “Weekly Scholarship Update” listing all of the scholarship applications we have on file.  It will be updated weekly during most of the school year.  You can also check out www.fafsa.ed.gov for information on Federal Student Aid.

Scholarship Bulletin

New scholarships for each week are bold and underlined

(UPDATED 3/23/18)

 

McNellis Partners,

3/23/18

$2,500-$5,000: Must demonstrate strong interest in leadership & public service, both in studies and extra-curricular activities.  Overall GPA average of 3.0.  Financial need is of great importance.  For additional qualification and application information please pick up application in the Career Center scholarship file cabinet

Vacaville Managers Organization

3/30/18

Up to two scholarships in the amount of $1,000:  Children or grandchildren of current or retired VMO members only, working towards one of the following:  AA degree or equivalent certificate (example: trade school), BA, BS,MA or MS, current GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center

Tau Upsilon Omega Chapter

3/30/18

The Tau Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority assists young African-American female seniors in their pursuit of a college education.  Scholarships are based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and community service.  Additional information and application can be found at:  www.akatuo.com

Child Start

3/30/18

$500:  High school senior who has attended any Head Start program and planning to enroll in a 4 year college, community college, technical or vocational school is eligible for consideration.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center.

The Beauty & Wellness Scholarship

3/31/18

(2)$500: Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.  All majors and GPAs.   Additional information and application can be found at:  https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Tom Gates Memorial Beef Scholarship

3/31/18

$1,000:  Student must be enrolling as a full time college student for the 2018/19 school yr.  Student must have significant hands on experience in the beef industry via fair exhibits, employment, or other experience.  College major must be consistent with an agricultural career goal.  Additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center

 

Napa-Solano Audubon Society

3/31/18

$2,000:  Applicant must be a graduating senior who will begin studies at a community college or a 4 year college in the field of environmental studies, conservation, or other related field.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center.

Xanthia Warren Scholarship

4/1/18

Up to $2,000: Graduating female African-American senior.   Academic achievement (minimum overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale).  Leadership ability as demonstrated and verified by participation in extracurricular activities, community service, and/or holding positions in organizations.  Will attend a 2 year accredited community College or 4 year accredited University/College in Fall 2018.  Additional information and application can be found at:  http://www.svadst.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2017-18-Xanthia-Warren-Scholarship-Application-1.pdf

Lt. Michael Libonati, Jr. Post 7244 Veterans of Foreign Wars

4/1/18

$500:  One of the applicant’s parents or grandparents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center.

Pine Cone Foundation

4/14/18

Up to $5,500:  Applications accepted March 1-14, 2018.  Student must have documented learning disabilities, be a graduating high school senior, enroll at a CA community college, demonstrate financial need, GPA of 2.5 or higher, be a U.S. citizen. Additional information and application can be found at:  pineconefoundation.org.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Kappa Beta Omega Chapter

4/16/18

Kappa Beta Omega Chapter has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships & grants to deserving Solano County students.  Qualified African American female applicants with a 2.5 or above GPA.  Additional information and applicant can be downloaded at the following website:  www.kappabetaomegaaka1974.com

KPAAPA

4/18/18

In the last five years, KPAAPA has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships. In 2018, KPAAPA has eight scholarships available.  Online applications are available at this website:  https://aim.applyISTS.net/KPAAPAssociation/

LA Raza Association

4/26/18

$1,000:  This scholarship is based on academic performance, promise of achievement, community service/work experience and financial need.  .  Application and additional information can be found in the scholarship file cabinet located in the Career Center.

Local Scholarship Information

(2017-2018)

WATCH OUT FOR SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS!
The Federal Trade Commission wants students to be on the lookout for these warning signs of scams:

  • application fees or requests for credit card or bank account numbers
  • guaranteed winnings
  • unusual requests for personal information
  • unsolicited opportunities, You have been selected...
  • large fees for scholarship search programs (most databases can be accessed free through the Internet, your local library or career center)